Quick Risotto-Style Rice & Chicken

Quick Risotto-Style Rice & Chicken Whip up an Italian classic in just 30 minutes with our Quick Risotto-Style Rice Chicken recipe. Dig into a creamy mix of chicken, peas and mushrooms topped off with grated parmesan cheese.


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 48 risotto balls

  • Melt 1 tablespoon Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside.

  • Melt remaining 1 tablespoon Spread in same skillet and cook mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 minutes. Add milk, Knorr® Rice Sides™ – Chicken flavor and peas and prepare according to package directions.

  • Stir in chicken, sour cream and 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese; heat through. Serve sprinkled with remaining Parmesan cheese. Garnish, if desired, with chopped parsley and cracked black pepper.

Per Serving: 476 calories; protein 37.4g; carbohydrates 23.9g; fat 17.6g; cholesterol 87.3mg; sodium 287.8mg. For Chicken & Rice Risotto Balls: Prepare Quick Risotto-Style Rice & Chicken recipe above. Refrigerate until chilled. Chop mixture until uniform in size. Shape into balls by firmly pressing together 2 Tablespoonful amounts. Roll in 1 cup flour then dip into 3 lightly beaten eggs and roll in 1 cup Italian style seasoned breadcrumbs. Fill one-third of large no-stick skillet with canola oil* (about 2 cups) and heat over medium-high heat. Fry balls in batches until golden. Drain on paper towels and serve.